Ugandan police in Jinja are hunting for unknown assailants who attacked and gruesomely strangled to death a 40-year-old man on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Ahmed Muhsin a Somali living in Kenya.
Ahmed Muhsin was reportedly murdered and his body thrown by the road side in a eucalyptus tree garden in Masese village, Walukuba/Masese division, Jinja district.
His body was discovered by residents who were passing by going to attend to their gardens.
The Jinja Resident District Commissioner, Richard Gulume and the Jinja DPC, Apollo Kateeba arrived at the scene and addressed residents about security issues.
Kateeba said that investigations were on to establish whoever committed the gruesome crime and their intentions.
“We urge our people especially those in Jinja to cooperate with us and give information that may lead to the arrest of the criminal(s),” said Kateeba.
Kateeba promised to keep all information provided confidential saying that some people usually conceal information that may be vital in investigations.
Source: New Vision